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La galerie des oiseaux


Published 1834
Topics Birds
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Text by Vieillot; plates illustrated by Oudart and lithographed by C. de Last, C. Motte, and R. des Marais

Originally published under title: Galerie des oiseaux du Cabinet d'histoire naturelle du Jardin du roi. Paris, 1820-1826. See NUC pre-56, v. 636, p. 455

Issued in parts

Tome 1 includes "première et deuxième parties"; t. 2, "troisième, quatrième et cinquième parties."

Includes 24 unnumbered plates, plates numbered 1-301 (plate 207 is misnumbered as 107), "23 bis," A-V (plate "L" is misnumbered as "M"), X-Z, and AA-HH; plates 107, 192, and 204 are printed on double leaves

Errata: p. 344 of t. 1

Includes bibliographical references and indexes

Nissen, C. Illustrierten Vogelbücher

Zimmer, J.T. Ayer Lib.

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SCNHRB copy (t.1, 39088010327435; t.2, 39088010327526) appears to be wanting plate 151

SCNHRB copy has stamps on t.p.'s: S.F. Baird; Deposit of S.F. Baird; U.S. National Museum Smithsonian Institution Apr. 1888; accession no.: 131484 (both volumes)

SCNHRB copy has some ms. annotations, apparently by Baird. Some of the text leaves and plates are slightly cropped, affecting some of the annotations and illustrations

SCNHRB copy has old half-leather library binding with marbled paper boards; gilt- and blind-tooled spine; marbled endpapers and edges; in later archival paperboard boxes for preservation


Volume t. 1
Publisher Paris : Carpentier-Méricourt
Pages 930
Language French
Call number 39088010327435
Digitizing sponsor Biodiversity Heritage Library
Book contributor Smithsonian Libraries
Collection biodiversity; americana
Notes Some plates had text/image run in the gutter/run off the edge of the page

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